Trinity School is an outstanding elementary day school serving preschool to Grade 5 in Menlo Park, CA. Located across the street from Stanford and on Sand Hill Road, Trinity is a purposefully small school and has partnered with parents for over fifty years to grow children, one at a time, into motivated and capable problem solvers with big hearts. Please view our current openings below.

Grade 3 Lead Teacher

Trinity School is excited to announce an opening for an Elementary Lead Teacher (Grades 3-5) for the 2019-2020 school year. This is an exceptional opportunity for a teacher who is looking to join a team-oriented, inclusive and professional learning community.  The Lead Teacher will be responsible for maintaining a positive and appropriate educational environment in their homeroom and creating a program that meets the intellectual and emotional needs of each child. The successful candidate will work closely with colleagues across grade levels and the school leadership to build an engaging curriculum. The Lead Teacher is the primary connection a child has for his or her learning and social-emotional experience at school. Trinity upholds the partnership between home and school with role clarity and transparent communication to ensure the child’s well being and progress. The Lead Teacher is joined in the classroom by a paraeducator, whom they supervise. The ideal candidate will possess 3 + years of teaching experience in a lower elementary classroom environment and have a strong ability to collaborate and a willingness to contribute to a diverse, equity, and inclusion framework. Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree or degree-in-progress related to education is preferred.
  • At minimum 3-5 years of teaching experience  in an elementary classroom
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning in a dynamic, 21st-century school community

Contact: Interested Candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Colette Mc Williams, Academic Dean cmcwilliams@trinity-mp.org

Grade 5 Lead Teacher

Trinity School is excited to announce an opening for an Elementary Lead Teacher (Grades 3-5) for the 2019-2020 school year. This is an exceptional opportunity for a teacher who is looking to join a team-oriented, inclusive and professional learning community.  The Lead Teacher will be responsible for maintaining a positive and appropriate educational environment in their homeroom and creating a program that meets the intellectual and emotional needs of each child. The successful candidate will work closely with colleagues across grade levels and the school leadership to build an engaging curriculum. The Lead Teacher is the primary connection a child has for his or her learning and social-emotional experience at school. Trinity upholds the partnership between home and school with role clarity and transparent communication to ensure the child’s well being and progress. The Lead Teacher is joined in the classroom by a paraeducator, whom they supervise. The ideal candidate will possess 3 + years of teaching experience in a lower elementary classroom environment and have a strong ability to collaborate and a willingness to contribute to a diverse, equity, and inclusion framework. Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree or degree-in-progress related to education is preferred.
  • At minimum 3-5 years of teaching experience  in an elementary classroom
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning in a dynamic, 21st-century school community

Contact: Interested Candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Colette Mc Williams, Academic Dean cmcwilliams@trinity-mp.org

Music Teacher (Program Build)

Trinity seeks a Part-Time Lower School Music Teacher (K-5) starting as soon as possible to further build the program with a strong possibility of this role increasing to a Full-time position for the school year 2019/2020. The K – 5th-grade music program seeks to nurture a love of music and provide children with a firm understanding of musical concepts and skills. The program is currently focused on vocal skills, but the school is looking to develop a strong ORFF-inspired program designed to bring these elements to life through songs, movement, games, listening, rhythmic work and ORFF methodology in the next school year. The new music teacher will be the catalyst for this program construction and professional development opportunities will be available. The ideal candidate will have a strong musical background that includes both teaching and performing. Community performances and music within Chapel are an important part of the Lower School music program and are organized and accompanied by the music teacher. The successful candidate will have a collaborative spirit, an interest in building community within and beyond the classroom, a strong commitment to nurturing children’s individual talents and passions. Additional duties include collaborating with teachers as needed, organizing our Lower School community performances (Spring sing, Holiday Program, etc.). A degree in Music Education (or comparable degree), experience in the ORFF-Schulwerk, and Lower School teaching experience. Position ideally begins immediately but we are also open to application for school year 2019/2020 Credentials and Expertise

  • BA in music or music education – Masters preferred
  • 3-5 years of teaching experience K – 5 preferred
  • Strong classroom management and lesson planning skills
  • Orff methodology training preferred
  • Curriculum mapping preferred

Contact: Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Colette Mc Williams, Academic Dean: cmcwilliams@trinity-mp.org